• Just stop, Google. The world doesn’t need 3 more chat apps

    Just stop, Google. The world doesn’t need 3 more chat apps

    There are already dozens of high-profile chat apps, but Google has added the group chat app Spaces, the ludicrously named Allo chat app, and the video chat app Duo to the mix.Recently, Google relaunched Google Messenger, which also does SMS, and in the past week Spaces, a collaborative group chat app.
  • Driving Towards a Data-Based Future

    Download Every business needs information to run effectively.Medical device company Alere had limited information when it came to product sales.
  • A Strong Response to Growth

    Download Company growth should be celebrated, but if not appropriately planned for, companies can experience true growing pains.For pharmaceutical company, Allergan, rapid growth meant inconsistent and sometimes incorrect sales information, shaky operational processes across multiple teams and manual efforts that slowed the business.
  • Yahoo Jazzes Up iOS, Android Mail Apps

    Yahoo Jazzes Up iOS, Android Mail Apps

    And when sending images or videos from the iOS Photos app or text from your notes, click the share button and choose the Yahoo Mail app icon to launch a new email message.Jazz up your messages on iOS with Yahoo's expanded Paperless Post integration: Just tap the plus icon, select the stationary option, and choose from dozens of designs, including thank you and happy birthday themes.
  • Salesforce Earnings: CEO Marc Benioff Heaps Love On AWS

    Salesforce Earnings: CEO Marc Benioff Heaps Love On AWS

    To help you optimize security as you cope with complexity, InformationWeek is offering you an excl In unscripted remarks during Salesforce's first-quarter earnings call with analysts, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said that Amazon's Jeff Bezos and he and are planning an expanded partnership.But beyond Salesforce's strong quarter, and the takedown of its rivals, probably the most interesting thing about the earnings call Wednesday was indications of a significantly expanded relationship with public cloud infrastructure company Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Android N Focuses On Performance, Productivity, Security

    Android N Focuses On Performance, Productivity, Security

    Productivity is top of mind in Google, which is why Android N adds split-screen multitasking and picture-in-picture.Last, Android N resolves a long-standing vulnerability with respect to retrieving media files.
  • Forget the Debit Card, Android Pay Comes to ATMs

    Forget the Debit Card, Android Pay Comes to ATMs

    The most intriguing was an integration with London's public transit system, which allows Android Pay users to replace their Oyster Cards with smartphones, tapping in and out of Tube faregates without launching an app.But the seamless tap-in process demonstrated at I/O, complete with an actual Tube faregate (below), is a stark contrast to the less-than-perfect experience of using Apple Pay on the London Underground.
  • Apple iOS App Dev Accelerator To Open In India

    Apple iOS App Dev Accelerator To Open In India

    The move comes at a time when the company is faced with sharply declining sales in China and other major regions its serves.At the Bengaluru facility, slated to open in early 2017, Apple experts will be on hand to provide one-on-one app reviews for developers and to hold briefings each week.
  • Google I/O 2016: AI, VR Get Day In The Sun

    Google I/O 2016: AI, VR Get Day In The Sun

    At Google I/O Wednesday, thousands of programmers habituated to the illumination of monitors sat in the sun at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, Calif.The company's outdoor presentation about upcoming technology was powered by biodiesel generators and green data centers.
  • Xiaomi’s Mi Box gives Android TV lovers their 4K fix, and it’s headed stateside

    Xiaomi’s Mi Box gives Android TV lovers their 4K fix, and it’s headed stateside

    Related: Android TV lands in more TVs, adds HDR support, snags lots of new apps The 4K Mi Box will also ship with the newest version of Android, tentatively named Android N.In terms of inputs, the 4K Mi Box sports an HDMI outport, a USB port, and an AV port.
  • 12 Ways AI Will Disrupt Your C-Suite

    12 Ways AI Will Disrupt Your C-Suite

    McKinsey & Company estimates that as much as 45% of the tasks currently performed by people can be automated using existing technologies.Artificial Intelligence (AI) is gaining momentum across industries with the help of companies such as IBM, Google, and Microsoft.
  • Well that’s not creepy: Google Duo lets you peep at callers before you answer

    Well that’s not creepy: Google Duo lets you peep at callers before you answer

    After announcing a new chat app dubbed Allo, the Mountain View company introduced Duo, a video calling app.What separates Duo from other video call apps is that you can see a live video feed of who is calling you before you answer.
  • Google’s Allo chat app brings games, AI, fresh emoji, shouts and whispers

    Google’s Allo chat app brings games, AI, fresh emoji, shouts and whispers

    It isn’t new — Smart Replies launched in Google’s Inbox client earlier this year — but the feature’s picked up a few new tricks in Allo.” If your sister sends you a snap of her new golden retriever puppy, for instance, Smart Reply can suggest replies like “cute dog” and “nice golden retriever.
  • Google Sheets, Slides APIs Revamped To Improve Workflow

    Google Sheets, Slides APIs Revamped To Improve Workflow

    Revised APIs for Sheets and Slides aim to help developers make data in Google Apps for Work more readily accessible to third-party apps.Ranjan said after talking with partners and looking at how people use Google Apps, Google realized there was an opportunity to improve workflows that exist between Google Apps and other applications.
  • Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Division To Foxconn, HMD Global

    Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Division To Foxconn, HMD Global

    When the deal closes, about 4,500 Microsoft employees will be transferred to, or have the option to join, HMD Global or FIH Mobile pending compliance with local laws.] As part of the deal, Microsoft will transfer all properties related to its feature phone business.
  • Motorola Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus Target Budget-Conscious Buyers

    Motorola Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus Target Budget-Conscious Buyers

    The Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus, along with the Moto G4 Play, are all designed for budget-conscious users in emerging markets.Addressing the common complaint that smartphones lack sufficient battery life, the Moto G4 features a robust 3,000 mAh battery.
  • Apple Eyes India Expansion With iOS Development Center

    Apple Eyes India Expansion With iOS Development Center

    The Design and Development Accelerator is expected to open early next year in Bengaluru—the Silicon Valley of India—which has more than 1 million people working in the tech sector." Weekly briefings and one-on-one app reviews with Apple experts will be supplemented with guidance on its Swift programming language used to build apps for iOS, Mac, Apple TV, and Apple Watch.
  • Google Home will be a direct competitor to Amazon’s Echo

    Google Home will be a direct competitor to Amazon’s Echo

    Don’t get too comfortable saying “Alexa” — Google may be trying to get you to say “OK Google” at home.The device will reportedly be called Google Home and is a direct competitor to Amazon’s Echo.
  • Android Pay Launches in UK

    Android Pay Launches in UK

    Instead, it will focus on its Barclaycard Android app, which also lets customers make contactless payments.To take advantage of Android Pay, you'll need a smartphone running Android 6.
  • Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Biz as Nokia Returns to Mobile

    Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Biz as Nokia Returns to Mobile

    That Finnish firm will in turn create Android-based phones and tablets.for Nokia.